It’s been a few days since my event, so felt it was time to document and get it out there for people interested. On Monday evening I came home from work and because I am a wuss and it was cold and windy out I decided to run my 5k on the treadmill. I was… Continue reading The Event
Here we are, this will be the 3rd full day in the hospital. It’s a wet day outside, supposed to snow later which makes me a little concerned about tomorrow, the, yes tomorrow I will be going to Edmonton, I was hoping it would have been today, but I assume someone is higher up on… Continue reading 99 Days to go, May 2nd 2019
So here we go, with an IV pole between by legs, a porter pushing and Jenn packing all my personal belongings, we headed up to the ward. This is the place I would be staying until my discharge, so you could say it was step on to discharge. The Cardiac Ward is pretty large with… Continue reading “The Ward Pt I”
It has taken me a while to get back to the blog, I have just not felt the urge to write anything and only now, 10 days after surgery, starting to feel human again. So I thought I would give you are quick update of what went on after my surgery, Jenn did a great… Continue reading UP and Down in ICU
So today was all about the pre-clinic, a time to meet lots of people and lots of new information to take in. We arrived a little early and struggled to find the place we needed to go, but eventually found the registration desk where we gave info and was given a restaurant like coaster they… Continue reading D Minus 1 – Pre Clinic
So today I started a regime of ointment up my nose today, something I was prescribed when I got my surgery date, the ointment is called Tara-Mupirocin and upon doing some research found it is to protect against getting a post operative infection, here is a good article that explains it. So anything that can… Continue reading D minus 4 – Up Your Nose
So how did all this surgery business come about? Well grab a cup of tea and a biscuit and I shall begin. Ok I don't know... I have to believe that it was just a combination of bad eating for a number of years and genetics, although my dad lived to 80 and my mom… Continue reading D Minus 5 – Huh!!